June2017

  • BibSwitch.com Added To List of Supporters

    Bibswitch.com has been added to the list of MarathonInvestigation.com supporters. BIBSWITCH is a platform that facilitates bib-transfers between runners and race organizers. A runner that has a bib that they cannot use contacts Bibswitch and Bibswitch contacts the appropriate race director to request approval for the bib sale or transfer. Once...
  • Rock ‘n Roll Runners Disqualified

    Rock ‘n Roll Marathon – San Diego removed all of the runners that were reported in the below article from the official marathon results. See the below link for the original article.   ANALYSIS OF RNR SAN DIEGO FINDS SUSPICIOUS RESULTS Unfair Comparison With Disney Similar to Disney races, Rock...
  • Hartford Marathon Foundation Joins List of Marathon Investigation Supporters

      The Hartford Marathon Foundation has officially joined the list of Marathon Investigation Supporters. Their support shows their commitment to maintaining the integrity of race results for all the races they manage. The Hartford Marathon Foundation manages many events, including the Hartford Marathon on October 14th. Be sure to...
  • Oiselle Issues Statement Regarding Kelly Roberts; Runner’s World Chimes In On Why It’s Never OK To Bandit

    I’m sure some/many of you are tired of hearing about Oiselle and Kelly Roberts. I feel that I started this ball rolling, that I need to give space on the site for responses and additional statements. I will continue to share relevant updates. The Banditing Discussion One positive that came...
  • Oiselle Doubles Down in Support of “Run Selfie Repeat” Blogger

    Yesterday’s article regarding Kelly Roberts and Oiselle sparked a debate on social media. It led to an apology by Kelly Roberts for banditing the races in question. Representatives of Oiselle commented as well on various platforms. Kelly’s Apology Kelly posted an apology on Runselfierepeat.com.  I think it is only...
  • Bandit Selfie Repeat – Popular Blogger Continues To Ignore The Rules

    I’ve seen how dangerous it can be when someone wears a bib that isn’t theirs and needs medical attention mid-race. It puts the race organizers and volunteers, the medical professionals and the runner in a dangerous position. Would I ever wear someone else’s bib for a race that I...
  • Analysis of RnR San Diego Finds Suspicious Results

    During the initial review of The Rock n Roll Marathon – San Diego I found some questionable results. Some were cleaned up – mostly runners that dropped to the 1/2 Marathon. I will highlight a few instances where bib mules were used and obtained Boston Qualifying times and one case...
  • Washington’s Snoqualmie Tunnel Is Crowded With Controversy

    The 2.3 mile long  Snoqualmie Tunnel is an abandoned railroad tunnel outside of Seattle.  It is also the unlikely and unconventional focal point of 7 Boston Qualifying Marathons in 2017. It is also home to some controversy. Boston Qualifying Courses The allure of this course is not only the tunnel....
  • Habitual Course Cutter Disqualified From Boston Marathon

    George Taylor is no longer in the official Boston Marathon results. As seen above, and previously reported, George had missed the same timing mat in the past three Boston Marathons.   In my previous article on George, I showed how this would be virtually impossible to happen by chance....
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